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Preserving and Identifying Family Photographs with Maureen Taylor - June

Where: 99-101 Newbury Street, Boston MA

When: June 13, 2014 9:00AM - 12:00PM


Join internationally recognized photograph identification and preservation expert Maureen Taylor for a workshop at NEHGS. In this half-day seminar, participants will learn techniques for identifying important historical and genealogical information in family photos, and how to preserve images from daguerreotypes to digital. Personal consultations with Maureen Taylor will be available after the seminar for an additional charge.   

9:00 Registration, refreshments

9:30 Identifying and Dating Family Photographs

This interactive lecture on discovering "who's who" in your family pictures will cover 10 easy steps for naming those unidentified pictures tucked away in shoe boxes. Learn how photographs can give genealogical clues to births, marriages, deaths, and more valuable information.

10:30 Break

10:45 Preserving Family Photographs: 1839 to the Present

From daguerreotypes to digital imaging dilemmas, this session will cover everything a family photographer needs to know about caring for photographs. Topics include printing and sharing digital images, and how to safely label grandparents' pictures.

11:30 Questions

12:00 Conclusion (lunch on your own)

1:00 - 5:00

Individual Consultations with Maureen Taylor (Additional fee will apply. Space is limited. Information will be included in confirmation email.)

Register online: $50 per person

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